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Alpers, Philip, Robert Muggah and Conor Twyford. 2004 ‘Trouble in Paradise: Lawful gun trade and stockpiles in the Pacific.’ Small Arms Survey 2004: Rights at Risk; Table 9.1, p. 280. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1 July

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Lawful gun trade and stockpiles in the Pacific

Table 9.1 lists a range of Pacific countries for which US small arms and ammunition export licence approvals were granted between 1998 and 2000.

Table 9.1 US small arms and ammunition export licence approvals to the Pacific, 1998 - 2000

Importing country - Licence value (nominal USD)
Australia - 127,137,186
New Zealand - 8,123,120
New Caledonia - 804,898
Papua New Guinea - 325,769
Solomon Islands - 199,406
Tonga - 34,514
Federated States of Micronesia - 3,131
Nauru - 2,514
Vanuatu- 1,517
Total - 136,632,055

Source: Federation of American Scientists (2002), from US State Dept figures

ID: Q562

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